Olivia Munn talks about Psylocke’s ‘sexual’ outfit in X-Men: Apocalypse

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When the official X-Men: Apocalypse photos were released featuring Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse, Michael Fassbender as Magneto, and Olivia Munn as Psylocke, it was met with mixed reactions. Apocalypse outfit and design reminded people of Ivan Ooze from the Power Rangers movie. As for Psylocke’s outfit, it’s pretty close to the sexy, classic comic book look. Yes, her outfit is considered to be very sexy, and Munn acknowledged it and talked about it.

“Psylocke’s outfit or uniform or suit or whatever you want to call it is very sexual,” she told Entertainment Weekly.

“I’ve got like my thigh-highs and a halter, but the thing about that, and that was important, is that it doesn’t matter what I’m wearing as long as we’re all aware of who she is,” she reasons. “She’s very strong and she’s very lethal and she’s very powerful, and it doesn’t really matter what she’s wearing as long as you have that strength and that presence.”

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The outfit has given Munn some trouble; for example, her crotch “popped” on the first day of shooting.

“Now it fits like a glove, but it’s kind of hard because there’s been times where I’m pulling and it pops like a balloon, which did happen day one. Day one, I was like, ‘Uh, guys, uh, do we have a backup? Sorry I popped my crotch.'”

There’s also the fact that it takes a 2 women to help her put on the suit, as she told Conan O’Brien during San Diego Comic-Con 2015.

Are you looking forward to seeing Munn as Psylocke when X-Men: Apocalypse hits theaters on May 27, 2016?

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